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Chateau Bonalgue Pomerol 2012 750ml

Rated 90 - This Pomerol suggests aromas and flavors of black cherries, fresh strawberries and red plum with cedar notes. Medium body with refined...
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Chateau Boyd-Cantenac Margaux 2003 750ml

Rated 90 - Aromas of ripe blackberry and hints of toasted oak. Full-bodied, with velvety tannins and a long, caressing finish. Beautiful and...
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Chateau Boyd-Cantenac Margaux 2006 750ml

Rated 90 - Wonderful aromas of sliced ripe plum turn to citrus fruit and flowers. Full-bodied, with fine yet chewy tannins and a solid core of...
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Chateau Boyd-Cantenac Margaux 2009 750ml

Rated 92 - The dense purple-hued 2009 exhibits a beautiful nose of blueberry liqueur, acacia flowers, licorice, graphite and wood smoke. Flowery...
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Chateau Boyd-Cantenac Margaux 2010 750ml

Rated 91-93 - An opaque blue/purple color is accompanied by impressively sweet floral notes intermixed with black currant and blackberry fruit....
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Chateau Branaire Ducru Duluc De Branaire Ducru 2010 750ml

Rated 91 - Shows a little flash, with roasted mesquite and apple wood notes playing off each other, followed by a velvety core of plum sauce,...
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Chateau Branaire Ducru St. Julien 2008 750ml

Rated 93+ - Sweet black raspberry and blueberry fruit intermixed with hints of acacia flowers and crushed rocks always provide Branaire with a...

Red Bordeaux Blends

Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Cabernet Franc make up the red grape "trio" of Bordeaux. Petit Verdot and Malbec grape varieties are also used in lesser proportions. As soon as the grapes are harvested, the juice ferments with the grape skins; this gives the wine its color and tannins. After several weeks in vats (or barrels), wines made from different grape varieties are blended. The wine is then aged in vats or oak barrels for months or even years.

Bordeaux red wines should ideally be served at 61°-65°F. Given their good balance of alcohol, tannin and acidity, these wines are perfect to enjoy with all kinds of food: Medoc and Graves pair well with red meats and roasts; Saint-Emilion, Pomerol and Fronsac wines pair well with white meats, poultry, game and even fish; Bordeaux, Bordeaux Superieur and Cotes de Bordeaux wines are ideal matches for grilled meats, pasta and even more exotic "fusion" dishes.